Massachusetts Downs St. Bonaventure 73-68 - Match Report
Massachusetts earned a 73-68 victory over St. Bonaventure on Saturday, getting 17 points from Raphiael Putney at Mullins Center.
Massachusetts did not, however, defeat St. Bonaventure against the spread, which closed at 7.5 at most sportsbooks.
Cady Lalanne had 16 points for Massachusetts and Sampson Carter chipped in with 11 points. Chaz Williams had 9 assists for them, while Raphiael Putney was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
St. Bonaventure got a 15-point performance from Charlon Kloof, who was supported by 11 points from Youssou Ndoye. Charlon Kloof had 7 assists in a losing cause for St. Bonaventure, while Marquise Simmons grabbed 6 rebounds.
Massachusetts hit the break trailing 32-25 before taking care of business in the second half.
St. Bonaventure won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-31.